â€˘ Online journey planner now provides service throughout Great Britain via new partnership with UKâ€™s largest coach operator
Online PR News – 02-July-2014 – Munich, 2nd of July 2014 – Cheap and fast from London to Glasgow: Multimodal journey planning platform fromAtoB is pleased to announce a partnership with National Express, the UKâ€™s largest coach operator. The partnership vastly expands the service range and offerings for travelers throughout Great Britain. Users of the online portal are now able to find the cheapest and fastest route for their travel by comparing various travel possibilities ranging from coach, flight and the largest rail providers in the UK via www.fromatob.de or www.fromatob.co.uk.
â€žWe cooperate with several businesses in the UK. Through our partnership with National Express our offer expands tremendouslyâ€ť, according to Dr. Veit Blumschein, CEO of fromAtoB. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britainâ€™s roads every day and they serve around 1,000 destinations across the UK. More than 18 million customers per year trust the Birmingham based companyâ€™s reliable services and appreciate their low prices.
â€žWeâ€™re excited to be partnering with online travel planner fromAtoB as it fits well with National Expressâ€™ strategy to increase its distribution in the fast growing online market and allows us to reach new customers in the UK and Europeâ€ś, said Jason Beevis, National Partnerships Manager at National Express.
With more than 650,000 departure and arrival points and over 750 providers, fromAtoB includes an extensive comparison of travel opportunities. Their international team has expanded the service continually since its inception in 2008 and it now serves more than 2.5 million users per month.
About fromAtoB GmbH:
The multimodal online platform fromAtoB GmbH compares and combines all means of transportation such as train, airplane, coach, and ride share to find the fastest and cheapest connection from point A to B. The startup company, located in Munich, Germany, is the leading provider in the field of com-paring different means of transportation, independent of their brand.
The company was founded in 2008 by Dr. Veit Blumschein, Dr. Johannes GraĂźmann and Daniel Nolte as a spin-off of the prestigious RWTH Aachen. The main investors, next to various Business Angels, are Seed Fonds Aachen and Seventure Partners from France.